GOF officer shoots fiancees dog in a scuffle
Last Update: 07/10/2019
IPOH, Oct 7 -- A General Operations Force officer fired a shot during a heated argument with his fiancee which hit her pet dog at her house in Taman Merdeka here, yesterday.
The 29-year-old officer with the rank of Inspector had arrived at his fiancee’s house on his motorcycle between 6 and 7pm. They quarrelled and there was a struggle following which he discharged the firearm that hit her dog, said Perak police chief Datuk Razarudin Husain.
The dog was injured but survived, he said after a ceremony to witness the handing over of duties to the Ipoh district police chief and chairman of the Police Family Association, here today.
Razarudin said the officer, who was supposed to be on duty at the Immigration, Customs and Quarantine Complex in Wang Kelian, Perlis had gone missing on Friday and a police report was received a day after his disappearance.
He said the officer was detained by a police patrol team shortly after the incident . They also seized the firearm, bullets and the motorcycle which belonged to the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM).
Razarudin said that the officer was tested negative for drugs and did not have any previous criminal record.
He said a remand order against the officer would be sought today to assist police investigation under Section 307 of the Penal Code for attempted murder.
Earlier, at the ceremony today, former Alor Gajah district police chief, ACP A Asmadi Abd Aziz, received his posting as the new Ipoh district police chief today from deputy district police chief Supt Mohamad Nordin Abdullah, who was acting in the position since Aug 9.
He replaced SAC Mohd Ali Thamby who was appointed as GOF’s chief of staff in the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom)